May
23

Creating Affirming and Inclusive Interventions

Creating Affirming and Inclusive Interventions

A training on serving transgender and gender non-conforming people through FVIP

May
26

Facilitating Female Family Violence Groups

Facilitating Female Family Violence Intervention Groups

Training is virtual

Training Provided by: High Impact Training & Counseling, Inc.

Research is indicating that there is a growing number of females being arrested for family violence and being mandated into family violence intervention programs. There is a growing awareness that there are significant differences between male and female batterers and that successful treatment of female batterers needs to be different than the treatment of males. Many traditional explanations hold that violence and abuse stem from the patriarchal organization of our society. In reviewing the differences between female and male batterers, research indicates that women more often attribute their behavior to self-protection than do men.

In exploring this topic, it is imperative that we not minimize or deny the extensive oppression and violence towards women. However, research has begun to identify a growing trend of victimization by women in their relationships that nearly equal that perpetrated by men in years past. Whether violence is initiated by women, men or as often happen, by both batterers must be held accountable for their intentional abuse of their partners.

Learning Objectives:

Discuss female perpetrators of partner aggression and relevant treatment issues.

Describe 4 typologies of women who are referred to FVIPs and a revised power and control wheel.

Examine who has the power in the world.

Review the relationship between anger and depression. 

Exploring the impact of trauma on women who are in abusive relationships.

Explore strategies for change.

Describe characteristics of family violent women.

Teaching self-responsibility to female perpetrators.

Interventions with female perpetrators and review of female violence curriculum.

 

 

Training Approved for 6 GCFV-Approved Hours

 

Training Fee: $70 

 

To register:

Make Check Payable to: Anger Management Institute

44 Marietta Street, Suite 809

Atlanta, Ga 30303

 

 

May
27

Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit FVIP Virtual Meeting

Date: May 27, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

This meeting is open to FVIP Providers, Facilitators and Facilitators-in- Training, those seeking to open FVIPs in the Stone Mountain Judicial circuit and victim liaisons. Approved for 1 Task Force Meeting Requirement for certified FVIP Facilitators and 1 Task Force Meeting Hour for Facilitators-in-Trng

Jun
3

GCFV Quarterly Commission Meeting

Please complete this form by May 30, 2022 to receive information for the Quarterly Commission Meeting on June 3, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. If you would like to speak during the public comment section of the meeting, you can email [email protected] with the agenda item you would like to discuss. The agenda will be emailed prior to the meeting and the deadline to submit your public comment is June 2, 2022 @ 12pm EST

 

FVIP Providers and Facilitators and those seeking certification will receive credit for attending this meeting. Certified FVIP Providers and Facilitators will receive credit for 1 Task Force Meeting and FVIP Facilitators- in-Training will receive credit for 2 Task Force Hours. 

Public Comment Information

The public comment period is an essential part of our Georgia Commission on Family Violence quarterly meetings. This is an opportunity for members of the public to inform Commission members about their views and share concerns. Below are the guidelines regarding public comment at Commission meetings of the GCFV.

The public may not PARTICIPATE in decision-making and discussion periods during the meeting. This includes commentary in the chat feature of video-conferencing meetings.

 

The public comment period is the time for members of the public to express their views in order to inform the Commission. The Commission will not engage in open dialogue with the public during this time. The Commission shall not discuss or take action relative to any public comment during this meeting.

 

All public comments are taken under advisement by the Commission. However, the Chair may provide brief, factual information in response to a remark, at his/her discretion. There will be no further response permitted following a remark by the chair. If further response is required, please direct it to the Commission, in writing, at [email protected].

 

Speakers should address remarks to the Commission as a whole and not to any individual member or staff, unless in response to a direct question from a member or unless invited to speak by a member for a designated purpose.

 

All speakers are asked to state their full name after being recognized by the Chair and before providing remarks.

 

Speakers must limit remarks to items discussed on the agenda. Please direct unrelated questions or concerns to the Commission, in writing, at [email protected].

 

Each speaker shall limit comments to two (2) minutes and shall promptly conclude all comments when his or her time has expired. (The Commission will make efforts during meetings to provide a visible and/or audible public timer, so the speaker knows how much time is available. However, in the absence of such timer, the Chair or his/her designee will indicate when the time has expired.)


Each person addressing the Commission shall do so in a respectful, orderly manner and shall not use derogatory language or engage in conduct that materially disrupts, is an ongoing distraction or otherwise impedes the orderly and efficient conduct of the meeting. Three warnings to cease from disruptive behavior will be given before any action will be taken.

Jun
10

"You Made Me Hit You": Addressing Accountability in FV Groups

"You Made Me Hit You": Addressing Accountability in FV Groups

Training Provided by:

High Impact Training & Counseling

Training will be delivered via Zoom

About the Conference

One of the major goals of family violence intervention programs is assisting perpetrators in accepting full responsibility and accountability for their abusive actions.

Approved for 6 GCFV-Approved Hours

Training cost: $70

 

To Register 

Make Payment using debit/credit card by calling Dr. Byrd at 404-906-4720

 

Jun
17

Southern Judicial Circuit FVIP Virtual Meeting

Date: June 17, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

This meeting is open to FVIP Providers, Facilitators and Facilitators-in- Training, those seeking to open FVIPs in the Southern Judicial circuit and victim liaisons. Approved for 1 Task Force Meeting Requirement for certified FVIP Facilitators and 1 Task Force Meeting Hour for Facilitators-in-Training.

Jun
24

Rockdale Judicial Circuit FVIP Virtual Meeting

Date: June 24, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

This meeting is open to FVIP Providers, Facilitators and Facilitators-in- Training, those seeking to open FVIPs in the Rockdale Judicial circuit and victim liaisons. Approved for 1 Task Force Meeting Requirement for certified FVIP Facilitators and 1 Task Force Meeting Hour for Facilitators-in-Training.

Jul
6

"You Made Me Hit You": Addressing Accountability in FV Groups

"You Made Me Hit You": Addressing Accountability in FV Groups

Training Provided by:

High Impact Training & Counseling

Training will be delivered via Zoom

About the Conference

One of the major goals of family violence intervention programs is assisting perpetrators in accepting full responsibility and accountability for their abusive actions.

Approved for 6 FVIP Hours

Training cost: $70

 

To Register 

Make Payment using debit/credit card by calling Dr. Byrd at 404-906-4720

 

Jul
14

Understanding the Intersection of Family Violence and Substance Use

Virtual Training

Presented by: High Impact/Anger Management

While substance use disorder does not cause family violence, there is a statistical correlation between the two issues. Studies of family violence frequently indicate high rates of alcohol and other drug use by perpetrators during abuse. The association between alcohol use and domestic violence has been well established by past research, and there is growing evidence that drug use is associated with domestic violence. The clearest evidence is that alcohol is a risk factor for family violence offending. This training will review the most recent research on the coexistence of substance use, IPV and substance use coercion. 

Approved for 6 FVIP Hours

Fee:$70

Download this pdf file. Training Registration Information

Jul
14

Understanding the Intersection of Family Violence and Substance Abuse

Sponsored by High Impact Training and Counseling

To register call: 404-523-6074

Approved for 6 FVIP Hours 

Cost $75

Jul
16

Family Violence Across the Lifespan

Family Violence Across the Lifespan

Virtual Training

Training Provided By: High Impact/Anger Management

Training is approved for 6 FVIP Hours

Training Fee: $70

*Please see attached brochure for registration information*

Jul
22

Facilitating Female Family Violence Groups

Facilitating Female Family Violence Intervention Groups

Training is virtual

Training Provided by: High Impact Training & Counseling, Inc.

Research is indicating that there is a growing number of females being arrested for family violence and being mandated into family violence intervention programs. There is a growing awareness that there are significant differences between male and female batterers and that successful treatment of female batterers needs to be different than the treatment of males. Many traditional explanations hold that violence and abuse stem from the patriarchal organization of our society. In reviewing the differences between female and male batterers, research indicates that women more often attribute their behavior to self-protection than do men.

In exploring this topic, it is imperative that we not minimize or deny the extensive oppression and violence towards women. However, research has begun to identify a growing trend of victimization by women in their relationships that nearly equal that perpetrated by men in years past. Whether violence is initiated by women, men or as often happen, by both batterers must be held accountable for their intentional abuse of their partners.

Learning Objectives:

Discuss female perpetrators of partner aggression and relevant treatment issues.

Describe 4 typologies of women who are referred to FVIPs and a revised power and control wheel.

Examine who has the power in the world.

Review the relationship between anger and depression. 

Exploring the impact of trauma on women who are in abusive relationships.

Explore strategies for change.

Describe characteristics of family violent women.

Teaching self-responsibility to female perpetrators.

Interventions with female perpetrators and review of female violence curriculum.

 

 

Aug
16

Fulton County Family Violence Task Force

Attendance at this meeting is Approved for 1 Task Force meeting for certified FVIP Providers/Facilitators and 1.5 Hours of Community Education and Victim Advocacy for Facilitators-in- Training

Sep
25

GCFV Quarterly Commission Meeting

Athens /

Please complete this form by September 20, 2022 to receive information for the Quarterly Commission Meeting on September 25, 2022, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm @ The Classic Center in Athens, Ga. If you would like to speak during the public comment section of the meeting, you can email [email protected] with the agenda item you would like to discuss. The agenda will be emailed prior to the meeting and the deadline to submit your public comment is September 23, 2022 @ 12pm EST.

 

FVIP Providers and Facilitators and those seeking certification will receive credit for attending this meeting. Certified FVIP Providers and Facilitators will receive credit for 1 Task Force Meeting and FVIP Facilitators- in-Training will receive credit for 2 Task Force Hours. 

Public Comment Information

The public comment period is an essential part of our Georgia Commission on Family Violence quarterly meetings. This is an opportunity for members of the public to inform Commission members about their views and share concerns. Below are the guidelines regarding public comment at Commission meetings of the GCFV.

The public may not PARTICIPATE in decision-making and discussion periods during the meeting. This includes commentary in the chat feature of video-conferencing meetings.

 

The public comment period is the time for members of the public to express their views in order to inform the Commission. The Commission will not engage in open dialogue with the public during this time. The Commission shall not discuss or take action relative to any public comment during this meeting.

 

All public comments are taken under advisement by the Commission. However, the Chair may provide brief, factual information in response to a remark, at his/her discretion. There will be no further response permitted following a remark by the chair. If further response is required, please direct it to the Commission, in writing, at [email protected].

 

Speakers should address remarks to the Commission as a whole and not to any individual member or staff, unless in response to a direct question from a member or unless invited to speak by a member for a designated purpose.

 

All speakers are asked to state their full name after being recognized by the Chair and before providing remarks.

 

Speakers must limit remarks to items discussed on the agenda. Please direct unrelated questions or concerns to the Commission, in writing, at [email protected].

 

Each speaker shall limit comments to two (2) minutes and shall promptly conclude all comments when his or her time has expired. (The Commission will make efforts during meetings to provide a visible and/or audible public timer, so the speaker knows how much time is available. However, in the absence of such timer, the Chair or his/her designee will indicate when the time has expired.)


Each person addressing the Commission shall do so in a respectful, orderly manner and shall not use derogatory language or engage in conduct that materially disrupts, is an ongoing distraction or otherwise impedes the orderly and efficient conduct of the meeting. Three warnings to cease from disruptive behavior will be given before any action will be taken.

Dec
9

GCFV Quarterly Commission Meeting

Please complete this form by December 5, 2022 to receive information for the Quarterly Commission Meeting on December 9, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. If you would like to speak during the public comment section of the meeting, you can email [email protected] with the agenda item you would like to discuss. The agenda will be emailed prior to the meeting and the deadline to submit your public comment is December 8, 2022 @ 12pm EST

 

FVIP Providers and Facilitators and those seeking certification will receive credit for attending this meeting. Certified FVIP Providers and Facilitators will receive credit for 1 Task Force Meeting and FVIP Facilitators- in-Training will receive credit for 2 Task Force Hours. 

Public Comment Information

The public comment period is an essential part of our Georgia Commission on Family Violence quarterly meetings. This is an opportunity for members of the public to inform Commission members about their views and share concerns. Below are the guidelines regarding public comment at Commission meetings of the GCFV.

The public may not PARTICIPATE in decision-making and discussion periods during the meeting. This includes commentary in the chat feature of video-conferencing meetings.

 

The public comment period is the time for members of the public to express their views in order to inform the Commission. The Commission will not engage in open dialogue with the public during this time. The Commission shall not discuss or take action relative to any public comment during this meeting.

 

All public comments are taken under advisement by the Commission. However, the Chair may provide brief, factual information in response to a remark, at his/her discretion. There will be no further response permitted following a remark by the chair. If further response is required, please direct it to the Commission, in writing, at [email protected].

 

Speakers should address remarks to the Commission as a whole and not to any individual member or staff, unless in response to a direct question from a member or unless invited to speak by a member for a designated purpose.

 

All speakers are asked to state their full name after being recognized by the Chair and before providing remarks.

 

Speakers must limit remarks to items discussed on the agenda. Please direct unrelated questions or concerns to the Commission, in writing, at [email protected].

 

Each speaker shall limit comments to two (2) minutes and shall promptly conclude all comments when his or her time has expired. (The Commission will make efforts during meetings to provide a visible and/or audible public timer, so the speaker knows how much time is available. However, in the absence of such timer, the Chair or his/her designee will indicate when the time has expired.)


Each person addressing the Commission shall do so in a respectful, orderly manner and shall not use derogatory language or engage in conduct that materially disrupts, is an ongoing distraction or otherwise impedes the orderly and efficient conduct of the meeting. Three warnings to cease from disruptive behavior will be given before any action will be taken.

Dec
13

Fulton County Family Violence Task Force

Attendance at this meeting is Approved for 1 Task Force meeting for certified FVIP Providers/Facilitators and 1.5 Hours of Community Education and Victim Advocacy for Facilitators-in- Training